This funding will be used to purchase sustainable equipment that will help expand meal service and promote dairy products.
- Alternative serving strategies can increase participation by making it more convenient for students to gain access to school meals.
- Students who participate in school meals show improved attendance, behavior, standardized test achievement test scores and decreased tardiness.
- School meals participants are more likely to consume diets that are adequate or exceed standards for important vitamin and minerals.
Items provided: Equipment will be provided for expansion of school meals including: Breakfast in the Classroom, Grab and Go meals, Second Chance Breakfast, Supper and Summer meals. Please choose 1 of the 4 packages and indicate on the application.Value of Grant: Up to $5000/school
*The Dairy Council of Florida will order and purchase all items once grant is awarded, no funds will be exchanged.